Share this Job

Job Title:  Automation Technician - 1st Shift

Req ID:  20261
Job Category:  Maintenance
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  44060

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement

Maintain automated, semi automated and test equipment. Provide assistance in support of new equipment installation. Execute validation protocols and calibrations on appropriate equipment.  Maintain all production equipment to support the requirements of Operations.  Complete facilities maintenance as required. Follow all safety standards and guidelines.

  1. Perform validations and calibrations on equipment to ensure their effectiveness.
  2. Determine corrective actions based on operational performance and trouble shooting.
  3. Assist engineers with installation, testing, and validation of new production equipment.
  4. Perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of manual, semi-automated, and automated production equipment from blueprints, technical manuals, or vendor specifications involving electrical, electronics, mechanics, pneumatics, and hydraulics systems.
  5. Recognize and perform machine adjustments to various machine systems, operational interlocks, sensors, energy systems isolations, and other ancillary inputs to machine controls according to Company safety procedures.
  6. Maintain certifications for calibrated equipment, maintenance documentation, machine history, and all other appropriate documentation for production equipment.
  7. Maintain equipment documentation.
  8. Follow all applicable Corporate, GMP, ISO, and safety guidelines.
Duties - cont'd
Education Degree
  • High School Diploma or GED
Required Experience
  1. Three to five years relevant experience (i.e., automatic packaging equipment, instrumentation, electrical, mechanical, and electronics).
  2. One to two years experience in PLC programming.
  3. Read/understand blueprints, equipment manuals, and industrial standards. 
  4. Toubleshooting and evaluation of equipment failures.
  5. Must be able to lift up to 100lbs.
Preferred Experience


STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Technician, Medical, Maintenance, Electrical, Engineering, Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing